Strong to severe storms knock out power for thousands across southeast Wisconsin

MILWAUKEE -- Strong to severe storms pushing across southeast Wisconsin Sunday afternoon, July 1 knocked out power across the area.

We Energies' officials said as of 10 p.m. Sunday they had restored power to 29,000 customers -- with 8,500 remaining without power.

We're told all available resources were being utilized to restore power as quickly as possible -- and crews would work through the night.

The storms, bringing with them high winds, moved out by Sunday evening.

The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch impacting all of southeast Wisconsin until 7 p.m.

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